Writers’ Retreats in Greece

Name of Residency: La Casa Grande & La Bodeguita

Our Writers’ Retreats offer a spectacular environment to work on your project. We aim to offer a range of services infused with authentic Greek hospitality that will make you feel comfortable and allow you to focus primarily to your project.

Our Retreats are open all year round aiming to accommodate creative writing projects & related workshops.

Our residencies include:

Wireless Internet

Printer on-site & copy paper

Heating & A/C

Fireplace with firewood

TV & DVD Player (Complimentary access to Netflix)

Toiletries, linens & towels


Transportation to & from the Athens International Airport

Freshly cooked meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Laundry service


Drinks gift box

Social media networking & promotion of your project

Transportation to and from the nearby villages & towns as well as cultural tours, day activities and farm visits can be arranged upon your arrival with an additional but reasonable cost.


Residency Programme since: 2015
Description of Organisation:

Our Writers’ Retreats have been created to accommodate ingenious people who are looking for an artistic environment to work on a writing project.

Combining our renowned Greek hospitality with fresh home-made food which is tailored to your needs and special requirements, we aim to offer an exceptional environment.

The location of our independent residencies guarantees a tranquil, remote, untouched & idyllic environment where the artists will have the chance to get inspiration, focus on their project without any distraction and eventually feel like home.

Our residencies have been made to host creativity, inspiration, innovation, imagination and people with a vision who look for a place to commit.

Organisation founded in: 2015
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Hotel or Guest house
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
Number of studios: 1
Number of artists in residence at one time: 2
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Private Apartment
Shared Room
Private Cabin/House
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
  • Shared accommodation
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Space for partners, families, pets
  • Internet
  • Meals
  • Cleaning
  • Bicycle
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Promotional services
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Other
  • Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): Please contact us about pricing
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Housing
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Supplies
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    Selection process: By staff
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Chalkida Train Station
    How to reach by plane: Get a flight to Athens International Airport (transportation to the Residency is provided)
    How to reach by train: Get a train to Chalkida Train Station (transportation to the Residency is provided)
    How to reach by car: Transportation is provided by us.
    Street & Number: 6 Vironos street
    Postal Code: 34132
    City: Chalkida
    Country long: Greece
    6 Vironos street
    Chalkida 34132 Evia GRC
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